Portland Community College | Portland, Oregon

Course Number:
AD 157
Course Title:
Motivational Interviewing Skills Mastery
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Course Description

Provides an opportunity to demonstrate a minimum level of facilitative skills required for Motivational Interviewing (MI) as adapted with the "Anchor Point System" (APS). Demonstrates initial mastery of micro-counseling skills of the MI/APS through the creation of multimedia video/audio segments. Offered on a pass/no pass basis only. Co-requisite: AD 155.

Intended Outcomes for the course

At the conclusion of this course the student will be able to:
Demonstrate via a recording and through the creation of a transcript their ability to apply the principles of Motivational Interviewing and the
Anchor Point System to a client that presents with a substance use concern in order to evaluate their ability to provide addiction specific counseling.

Outcome Assessment Strategies

The following assessment strategies will be employed:
1. The student will create a prescribed counseling multimedia video/audio segment of 20 to 30 minutes in length that demonstrates their acquisition of the targeted skills of the MI/APS.
2. The student will create an analyzed transcript of their video/audio segment, identifying that they have mastered the targeted MI/APS skills.